If you aren’t already following Professor Rich Furman’s blog Write, Publish, Thrive! I highly recommend it. He always provides lots of great tips and strategies for writing, as well as keeping it real about the realities of academic writing.
The peer review process at academic is an important part of how research gets vetted. It can also be scary for graduate students and newly professionalizing academics. Taylor and Francis (a scholarly publishing company) has a helpful description of the process on this website.